Monday, January 16, 2017

26 new faces inch towards walking the ramp for Amazon India Fashion Week

Shortlisted winners will audition for the ‘Hunt for the Face of Honor’ an initiative by Honor and FDCI

New Delhi, 12 January 2017: Honor, Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand for digital natives, announced 26 winners for ‘Hunt for the Face of Honor’ a partnered initiative with theFashion Design Council of India (FDCI), India’s apex industry body for fashion, as a part of the Honor League. This association will see Honor and FDCI come together for the much awaited fashion extravaganza–the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017.

 ‘The Honor League’ is an initiative where the brand has been seen collaborating with digital talent across travel, fashion, photography and technology sectors to encourage the youth in their brave endeavor. Resulting from the partnership, the brand saw aspiring talent from across the country sending in their entries to win a golden chance to walk the ramp for the much awaited Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017 to be held in Delhi.

The 26 young aspiring models shortlisted are: (Male)  Rohit Raghav, Ishaan Singhal, Dushyant Rahuvanshi, Akshay Rathore, Samarth Sikka, Harsh Mann, Paras Bhirani, Akshar Mevawala, Rahul Sharma, Saggar Midda, Manjul Menon and (Female) Swedha Singh, Sangeeta Gharu, Kriti, Ankita Sharma, Deepika Gwalani, Mehak Anand, Lavina Israni, Kashika Maheshwari,Surbhi Singla and Surya Mohan ,Priyanka Parashar, Harshita Srivastava and Nishi Bhardwaj will be handed over Honor’s Mystery ‘SWAG’ phone.  Post the audition with FDCI, 6 lucky winners a chance to be a part of the ‘Honor Show’ at the Amazon Indian Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017.

Speaking on the occasion, Sunil Sethi, President FDCI, said "The FDCI has always been a frontrunner in infusing fresh energy into the event, by introducing faces and concepts, which will launch many brands in the future. The competition will expose such hand-picked talent to a vibrant design sphere, creating many memorable moments.”

P. Sanjeev, Vice President, Huawei Consumer Business Group, commented “We are delighted to continue our association with an apex fashion body like the FDCI. As our tagline suggests, Honor is a brand for the brave and the ‘Honor League’ is one such initiative, where we aim at encouraging the youth to pursue their talent to the fullest. With this journey, we aim to bring to life the dreams of our tech-savvy millennials.”

The ‘Hunt for the Face of Honor’ reaches its second leg -  the audition round, in the search of the new faces to walk the biggest fashion runway in India.

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